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  • Israel/Palestine Film Series – Fall 2017

    Israel/Palestine Film Series – Fall 2017

    Please join us next month for the annual Israel/Palestine Film Series at Swarthmore. There will be screenings for the first six Wednesdays of the semester, and all are free and open to the public (including pizza and refreshments). All screenings at at 4:15PM in the Lang Performing Arts Center Cinema. September 6: The Wanted 18 Palestinian…

  • Queer Israel/Palestine

    “Queer Israel/Palestine” Aeyal Gross, Professor of Law, Tel Aviv University Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Scheuer Room, Kohlberg Hall at Swarthmore College   Organized by Peace and Conflict Studies and sponsored by the Sager Fund, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Sociology and Anthropology, and the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility.

  • Israel/Palestine Film Series – Fall 2016

    Israel/Palestine Film Series – Fall 2016

    The Peace and Conflict Studies program will be organizing another Israel/Palestine Film Series this semester. Screenings are open to the entire community, and we hope you will join us. Israel/Palestine Film Series Sponsored by Swarthmore Peace and Conflict Studies All screenings are on Wednesdays at 4:15pm in the Lang Performing Arts Cinema September 7: Promises Israeli filmmaker documents a group…

  • Dismantling the Ivory Tower: Class Takes Field Trip to Palestine and Israel

    Dismantling the Ivory Tower: Class Takes Field Trip to Palestine and Israel

    by Isabel Knight This story originally appeared in the Daily Gazette on 16 February 2016. This past winter break, students in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict class taught by Dr. Sa’ed Atshan ‘06 went on a trip to Israel and Palestine for 10 days. The trip, funded by the Lang Center, the President’s Office, and an anonymous…

  • Witnessing Palestine: Reflections of a Daughter of Holocaust Survivors

    Witnessing Palestine: Reflections of a Daughter of Holocaust Survivors Thursday, November 12, 2015 4:15 PM Scheuer Room, Kohlberg Hall, Swarthmore College (directions) Come hear Eve Spangler’s story as a daughter of Jewish Holocaust survivors ) who became a scholar in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle. Eve Spangler, associate professor of Sociology at Boston College, serves…

  • Ultra-Nationalism and the Divinity of Bureaucracy in Israel

    Mizrahi Mothers, Wrapped in the Flag of Israel: Ultra-Nationalism and the Divinity of Bureaucracy in Israel ASmadar Lavie Professor of Anthropology University of California, Berkeley Thursday, October 29, 2015 4:30 p.m. Scheuer Room, Kohlberg Hall, Swarthmore College (directions) Israeli-American anthropologist Smadar Lavie will discuss her new book, “Wrapped in the Flag of Israel: Mizrahi Single Mothers and…

  • Israel/Palestine Film Series – Fall Semester 2015

    The Peace and Conflict Studies program invites you to an Israel/Palestine Film Series this semester. All six screenings will be held on Wednesdays at 4:15pm in the Lang Performing Arts Center (LPAC) Cinema. (Directions) The screenings are open to the public and faculty, staff, administrators, students, and local community members are welcome to attend. A brief…

  • Fall 2015 Line-up of Peace & Conflict Studies Courses

    In addition to all of the excellent courses offered across campus that may be counted toward a minor in Peace and Conflicts Studies, our own program curriculum is expanding next year! PEAC 015. Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies In Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies, we learn that peace and conflict are not mutually…

  • Update: Feminist Perspectives on Resistance and Solidarity in Palestine and Israel

    Update: Feminist Perspectives on Resistance and Solidarity in Palestine and Israel

    The event originally announced for March 2 featuring Dr. Simona Sharoni is being updated to include Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi Feminist Perspectives on Resistance and Solidarity in Palestine and Israel Dr. Simona Sharoni and Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi Monday, March 2, 2015 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Bond Memorial Hall Swarthmore College (directions) Dr.  Rabab Abdulhadi and…